Introduced on June 16. The bill reflects the govt decisions on water services reforms. This includes a new representation model on the entities which will now number 10 not four and a longer period for establishment to be between July 2024 and July 2026. First reading on 22 with National, Act, Greens and Kerekere opposed. Referred to the governance and administration committee and reported back on July 27 with minor changes. Second reading on Aug 2 with Labour, Greens and Kerekere in support. Committee stage and third reading completed on Aug 15 with Labour, Greens and Kerekere in support.